6 mar. 2013

Carina nebula

This nebula is a wonder of the southern sky. It is four times larger than the Orion nebula.
Also called NGC 3372 or Eta Carina Nebula.
It is about 6000/10000 light years from earth. It is an emission nebula.
This photograph was taken on February 9, 2013.
Lights are 50 "exposure at ISO 1600. Taken with a Canon 450D modified with antipollution filter. The camera was mounted on the telescope Sky Watcher 200 mm aperture.
The photos were processed with Deep Sky Stacker and Photoshop.